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2019 Summit presentations on API documentation

Here are the presentations and courses on API documentation planned for the 2019 Summit.  Check out the Summit Schedule page for more details.
  • API Documentation workshop by Tom Johnson [Full day (8-5) workshop on Sunday May 5. Extra fee.]
  • xAPI: Geek Free Introduction for Instructional Designers, by Megan Torrance [Monday 2pm]
  • Introduction to API Documentation by Tom Johnson [Tuesday 10am]
There are two other presentations that will probably be of interest to folks documenting APIs:
  • Automated Release Notes, by Michael Winslow [Monday 4pm]
  • Release Notes Matter!, by Swapnil Ogale [Tuesday 4pm]

Site updated 9 Feb 2019

Hello all; I've updated the site a bit. Here are the major changes:

STC API Webinars

10 Feb 2019: updated with new links. There is a API Webinar Series Recordings Bundle available from the STC.
  • Introduction to API Tech Writing, presented by Sarah Maddox
  • Documenting Java and C++ APIs, presented by Ed Marshall
  • Helping the Code Tell the Story, presented by Joe Malin
  • REST API Overview and Documentation Best Practices, presented by Marta Rauch
It was on sale for 58% off ($125, rather than $300) through 31 December 2018; I don't know what the price is now. For complete information on purchasing and downloading recorded webinars, visit the recorded webinars webpage. Here is a list of recorded presentations on APIs from the 2015 and 2016 Summits.